My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Wonder Man (1945)

H. BRUCE HUMBERSTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1945.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by Don Hartman, Melville Shavelson, Philip Rapp, adaptation by Jack Jevne, Eddie Moran, from … Continue reading

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April 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Last Outpost (1935)

CHARLES BARTON, LOUIS J. GASNIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Philip MacDonald, adaptation by Charles Brackett, Frank Partos, based on the short story The Drum by … Continue reading

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December 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Imitation of Life (1934)

JOHN M. STAHL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1934.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by William Hurlbut, based on the novel by Fannie Hurst.  Cinematography by Merritt B. Gerstad.  Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr..  Music by Heinz … Continue reading

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November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dangerous (1935)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Warner Bros..  Story and Screenplay by Laird Doyle.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Music by Ray Heindorf, Bernhard Kaun, Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by Hugh … Continue reading

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November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Invisible Man (1933)

JAMES WHALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1933.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by R.C. Sherriff, based on the novel by H.G. Wells.  Cinematography by Arthur Edeson.  Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr..  Music by Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by Charles D. … Continue reading

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February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m No Angel (1933)

WESLEY RUGGLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1933.  Paramount Pictures.  Story, Screenplay and Dialogue by Mae West, with suggestions by Lowell Brentano.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by William LeBaron. Music by Herman Hand, … Continue reading

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January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

LEWIS MILESTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1930.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by George Abbott, adaptation by Del Andrews, Maxwell Anderson, dialogue by Maxwell Anderson, supervising story chief C. Gardner Sullivan, … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hands Across The Table (1935)

MITCHELL LEISEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Norman Krasna, Vincent Lawrence, Herbert Fields, based on a story by Vina Delmar.  Cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff.  Produced by E. … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three Smart Girls (1936)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1936.  Universal Pictures.  Story and Screenplay by Adele Comandini.  Cinematography by Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by Charles R. Rogers.  Music by Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by John W. … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dracula’s Daughter

BBB (out of 5) Gloria Holden makes a stylish villain as the famous Transylvanian count’s daughter (just who he reproduced with is beyond me, but anyway), who now roams dark … Continue reading

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October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Glass Key

BBB.5 (out of 5) Routine Dashiell Hammett murder mystery has Alan Ladd up to his usual business as a bodyguard to an important politician (Brian Donlevy) accused of murder. Where would … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Story Of Louis Pasteur

BBBB (out of 5) Immensely entertaining, though only erratically factual biopic of the man who introduced us to the world of germs. Paul Muni won an Oscar for his full-throttle performance … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment